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    Anything military from Roman times to the present day. Vintage and classic vehicles of all types.

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  1. MatchFuzee

    E10 Petrol Consultation

    Ready to use ethanol free petrol is very very expensive:- Sunoco Optima 100 RON - Leaded ethanol-free petrol (25 litre) £ 97.95 (incl. VAT) = £17.81 per gallon Sunoco Optima 98 RON - Unleaded ethanol-free petrol (25 litre) £ 94.95 (incl. VAT) = £17.23 per gallon https://www.classic-oils.net/Sunoco-Optima
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    E10 Petrol Consultation

    Has anyone tried removing ethanol either small scale as in the video above or up scaling for MV use? On a trip to Bicester Heritage I found these:- Leaded or Unleaded ethanol-free petrol and Ethanil kit to remove ethanol from petrol:- https://www.classic-oils.net/Ethanol-Free-Fuel/
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    British Army 12 x 12 Tent

    Pins for the tent are metal. Figure 16, Page 20 shows the position of the pins:- https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/487619/response/1190071/attach/5/JSP361 Sup 3.pdf
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    Paint Colour - 2 Gallon POW tins

    Post #50 has a colour chart from 1944 showing No 31 Light Battleship Grey next to No 32 Dark Battleship Grey so is No 31 now Light Grey BS381 631? https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234987340-how-green-was-my-interior-or-was-it-grey-plus-info-on-bs381/&page=2
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    Paint Colour - 2 Gallon POW tins

    Could this be the grey? Colour Range: BS 381C Colour reference: BS381 626 Description: Camouflage grey Or the darker grey? Colour Range: BS 381C Colour reference: BS381 629 Description: Dark camouflage grey For both search "camouflage grey" here:- https://www.e-paint.co.uk/Lab_values.asp
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    Paint Colour - 2 Gallon POW tins

    The whole thread is interesting. Photo of white water cans (page 3) Normandy July 44:- http://www.mapleleafup.net/forums/showthread.php?t=25034&page=2
  7. MatchFuzee

    WW1 Thornycroft restoration

    Steve, Have you thought of making a patch for the inside to match the outer one, then you can bolt the 'sandwich' together?
  8. MatchFuzee

    Dodge WC 51 or 52 or Canadian Wanted

    squirrel_sport was looking for about 2 1/2 years before finding one so don't give up hope too soon.
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    S1 Land Rover. Ex-RAF, Fighter Command

    Sold for £ 28,750 inc. premium
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    1943 Willys MB Jeep

    Sold for £27,600 inc. premium
  11. MatchFuzee

    Dodge wc rolling the side of the tilt up.

    Straps are available here (and probably elsewhere if you search):- http://www.canvasco.com/
  12. MatchFuzee

    WW1 Peerless lorry restoration

    Another brass spinning job for Steve and then professionally silvered?
  13. MatchFuzee

    Searching IWM Photograghs online

    You could ask the IWM if your search is possible? This "Contact Us" form has a number of dropdown list, so your question should be directed to the right department:- https://customerportal.iwm.org.uk/contact-iwm/
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    US paint colour

    The article on this Harley says that it has been painted in Federal Standard 383 but there isn't a Federal Standard 383 so, I assume, that it is really:- Colour Range: Federal Standard 595 Colour reference: 34094 Description: Green 383 camouflage https://eu.tallahassee.com/story/news/2017/03/01/local-harley-davidson-techs-vets-build-wwii-themed-bike/98303830/
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    US paint colour

    If you search "dark olive" on E-Paint only a BS number no RAL number:- Colour Range: BS 4800/5252 Colour reference: 10 C 39 Description: Dark olive / Saluki / Seaweed / Riverbed https://www.e-paint.co.uk/search_colour.asp Searching "olive drab" gives you the RAL, BS and other numbers but the olive green is not the same for each number.
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